BTEC Level 1 Creative Media Production

BTEC L1 Diploma - Creative Media Production

Start Date: Nov 6th                Hours per week: 16     

End Date: June 20th              Length of course: 33 Weeks 

Course Fee: £0 Finances       EMA - £30 p/week* | WGLG - £1,500*                           


Media Academy Cardiff is proud to continue to develop our partnership into 2018 with Cardiff and Vale college through the delivery of the BTEC Level 1 Diploma in Creative Media Production. 

The perfect introduction to the Creative Media industries, laying the foundations for skills to be honed and further developed.  During your time studying here, you will learn to capture, edit and produce videos, images, animation, and audio.  As well as this you will also refine research skills, the use of the Microsoft Office package, CV building and the creation of a portfolio of work.  

You will also have the opportunity to gain subject-specific Agored Cymru qualifications that will enable you to hone in on one specific area that you feel you are interested in and learn in a dynamic and challenging environment.      

Upon completion of this course, you will automatically secure a place on the Level 2 Creative Media course at Cardiff and Vale College. For further information please visit the following link:


Assignments submitted are assessed through both formative and summative methods.  No exams are required to be undertaken throughout this course as all work is portfolio-based. 

Course overview

10 units are to be undertaken through the course.  These are comprised of mandatory and optional units that cover all aspects of Creative Media.  As part of the course, you will work in conjunction with a range of local/national companies to provide media as a freelance artist.  This work will form evidence for your portfolio and will increase your chances of future employment.  

Visit our media gallery for work of our students at:

Entry Requirements

No qualifications are required for enrolment however you will be required to attend an open day.  

Term Dates

Term 1 - Autumn 2018

Tuesday 6th November - Thursday 13th December

Christmas Break 

Friday 14th December - Monday 7th January

Term 2 - Spring 2019 

Tuesday 8th January - Thursday 11th April

Study Review 

Monday 25th February - Friday 1st March

Easter Break 

Monday 15th April - 26th April

Term 3 - Summer 2019

Tuesday 30th April - Thursday 20th June

Study Review 

Monday 27th May - Friday 31st May


Please contact the education team through the following to arrange an interview: 

(02920) 667 668

*see - for details of financial support.